Scientific Name
Cynoglossus kopsii  
Cynoglossus kopsii格氏舌鰨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1851) Depth 24 - 204M
Chinese 格氏舌鰨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 舌鰨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F502 Cynoglossidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 格氏舌鰨 
Max Length 17.7 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 牛舌、龍舌、扁魚、皇帝魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Sumatra, Indonesia. 
Synonyms Arelia kopsii, Cynoglossus brachycephalus, Cynoglossus brevirostris, Cynoglossus interruptus, Cynoglossus kopsi, Cynoglossus kopsi diagramma, Cynoglossus kopsi digramma, Cynoglossus praecisus, Cynoglossus versicolor, Plagusia kopsii   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995)  Bleeker, P. 1851 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List ASIZP0061856. ASIZP0062256. ASIZP0065918. ASIZP0067628. ASIZP0067750. ASIZP0067785. ASIZP0067806. ASIZP0068102. ASIZP0070950. ASIZP0074684. ASIZP0800714. ASIZP0803511. ASIZP0803546. ASIZP0803567. ASIZP0803863. ASIZP0804440. ASIZP0900240. ASIZP0900347. ASIZP0910714. ASIZP0913511. ASIZP0913546. ASIZP0913567. ASIZP0913863. ASIZP0914440. FRIP00313. NMMBP02779. NMMBP03564. NMMBP03582. NMMBP03594. NMMBP04120. NMMBP05194. NMMBP06146. NTUM02787. NTUM05194. NTUM05202. NTUM05206. NTUM05208. ...List all 55 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Shortheaded tonguesole; Kops' tonguesole 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 101-104; anal-fin rays 75-79; caudal-fin rays 8. Three lateral lines on eyed side of body. Two nostril on eyed side of head. Ctenoid scales on both sides of body and head. Scales between upper and middle lateral lines at most 9-10 longitudinal series; head and body with no dark brown spots on left side; snout shorter or equal to distance from upper eye to dorsal fin base.
habitats Found on the continental shelf over sandy muddy bottoms. Feeds on benthic animals. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf to Taiwan. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu, Penghu, North-East, West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species.